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HDMI ARC or Toslink to connect my soundbar to my TV?

HDMI ARC or Toslink to connect my soundbar to my TV?

When hooking up a sound bar, you generally have to choose a HDMI or optical digital-audio connection. Find out which one is better and why. I’m not addressing a whole bunch of variables and assume you have an HDMI ARC (out) available on your soundbar and a HDMI ARC (in) on your TV as well…

What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

What is Audio Return Channel (ARC)?

ARC, or Audio Return Channel, is an HDMI feature, built into many TVs, receivers, and sound bars. It has the potential to simplify setup, but it comes at a potential cost. Here’s what you need to know. It uses a single HDMI connection to send audio from a TV to the sound bar or AV receiver. In…